A delegation of National Defence College(NDC), Ministry of Defence, GoI on a socio-political study tour to the State of Punjab, met Shri BanwarilalPurohit, Governor of Punjab and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh, here today at Punjab Raj Bhavan.
The delegation was extended a warm welcome at Punjab Raj Bhavan. The Governor appreciated NDC’s rich tradition of training senior professionals from military and civil service background in the fields of strategic security.
He said that success of any nation depends on how effectively it can harness resources available at its disposal, foremost among which is human resource. The NDC, where senior officers from armed forces and from civil services are imparted knowledge, performs the task of development of human resources effectively. Their skills are honed to elevate them to effectively deal with national security issues.
The Governor said that the aim of the NDC course to teach “strategic, economic, scientific, political and industrial aspects of national defence” is extremely relevant.
Motivating the delegates, the Governor said that we are celebrating 75 years of Indian independence and have entered ‘AmritKaal’ of the centenary of our independence, which is a crucial phase for all of us. It is time to come together and build a nation which can be hailed as one of the developed nations of the world. For this, we need the efforts of officers like you to take all positive steps in this direction. I am sure the knowledge and understanding which you have gathered from the NDC will help you in this pursuit.
Wishing the delegates all the best, the Governor said that ‘I hope that you all will bring greater laurels to the National DefenceCollege and your country as seasoned professionals in your domains of expertise’.
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